14th Davao Trade Expo 2012
Subscribe Now October 25, 2012 at 10:22am
DATE 2012, slated October 25-27, 2012 is organized by the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the theme “Building the Future: Feeding the World Through Sustainable Farming.” Organizers see a bigger expo this year, with the expected participation of 200 exhibitors, 7,000 trade visitors and buyers, and over 1,000 congress delegates. Last year’s trade expo had 121 exhibitors and 4,000 trade exhibitors coming from various parts of Mindanao.
Mindanao agri-trade and industry organizations signed a Memorandum of Agreement, recognizing the 14th Davao Trade Expo in harmonizing and strengthening the region’s economic sectors, particularly agri-fishery. These are the Davao Hog Farmers Association, the Southern Philippines Egg and Poultry Association, the Goat Industry Development Council of Davao, the Mindanao Game Fowl Breeders Association, the Mindanao Integrated Aquaculture Association, the Federation of Cattle Raisers of the Philippines, Inc. (Davao), the Federation of Davao Dairy Farmers Cooperative, and the Davao Association of Veterinary Technical Representative, Inc.
New technologies in farming are introduced to local farmers during the trade expo. There are seminars on how to use animal wastes as source of energy to reduce pollution. A total of 17 speakers will lecture on improving the technical know-how of local farmers. A participant from Malaysia will brief farmers on halal products. Other activities include on agri-trade exhibit, technical seminars, “Pista sa Barrio” fellowship night, Mindanao Livestock, Poultry and Aquaculture Congress, buyers-sellers exchange, and agri-culinary competition.
We wish Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Alexei B. Nograles, 2nd District Representative Mylene J. Garcia-Albano, 3rd District Representative Isidro T. Ungab, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, and Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. President Dr. Maria Lourdes G. Monteverde, all the best and success in all their endeavors. CONGRATULATIONS AND MABUHAY!
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